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Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Township Law E-Letters

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Goodbye “Emily!”: A Review of 2018 Lame Duck Laws Affecting Townships

January 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

As 2018 came to a close, the Legislature rapidly passed a number of new laws, many of which impacted Michigan’s many townships.  ... Read More ›

Townships Got Run Over By Wireless Providers: Small Cell Towers Are Coming to Townships

December 2018 | Township Law E-Letters

During the 2018 lame duck session, many bills were introduced, and some passed, attacking the authority of local government. Senate Bill 637... Read More ›

Permissible Local Regulation of Recreational Marihuana in Michigan

November 2018 | Township Law E-Letters

Initiated Law 1 of 2018, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (“MRTMA”) legalizes the cultivation, possession, ... Read More ›

Township Law Q&A

Each month we tackle questions from township officials regarding legal topics that impact your municipality.

The township has an individual that serves on the Planning Commission and on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Can the individual vote on both boards on the same issue?

January 2019 | Township Law Q&A

The Township has an individual that serves on the Planning Commission and on the Zoning Board of Appeals. When a project comes before both, ... Read More ›

Does a Deputy Clerk have to be a Resident of the Township?

December 2018 | Township Law Q&A

Elected officials must be residents of the township in which they are seeking office. MCL 168.342 provides that "[a] person is not eligible ... Read More ›

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